Ann Robinson and Gene Barry in the 1953 film "The War of the Worlds".
Featured on the November 8th, 2018 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:
The Red Road
- Twelve years ago, mental health advocate Eddie Grijalva started bringing awareness to stories of resilience and sobriety among Southern Arizona's Native American communities. Gisela Telis takes us to "The Red Road to Wellbriety Celebration", a popular annual gathering in the Tohono O'odham Nation.
"The War of the Worlds" Returns
- Mark talks with producer and director Arnold Leibovit about George Pal's 1953 sci-fi epic The War of the Worlds, a film that was restored to its original Technicolor glory earlier this year by Paramount Pictures. Arnold Leibovit will be presenting The War of the Worlds at the Fox Tucson Theatre on Saturday, November 17th as a guest of The Hanson Film Institute.
Art from George Pal's 1953 "The War of the Worlds", by famed illustrator Vincent Di Fate.
"India - Facts, Faith and Festivals"
- Meet Shivansh Srivastava, a senior at Catalina Foothills High School who teaches a class in Indian customs and organizes food drives for Tucson's homeless. Mark talks with Shivansh about writing "India: Facts, Faith and Festivals", a book designed to share his family's native culture with the world.
Illustration of Goddess Sarawati by Shreya Srivastava from "India - Facts, Faith and Festivals"
- And, do you ever get nostalgic about a food, whether homemade or store bought, that you just can't get anymore? A few words on remembering favorite flavors from new listeners to NPR 89.1 in Sierra Vista.
"Arizona Spotlight" host Mark McLemore interviews a guest at the KUAS 88.9 launch event in Sierra Vista. (PHOTO: AZPM)